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ELITE Participant Application 2015

Welcome to the 2015 ELITE Application! ELITE (Educating Leaders In Today’s Environment) is an entry level, interactive leadership program available to incoming undergraduate students. Applications are due Friday, May 1 by 5:00pm and letters of acceptance are mailed Friday, May 15th.

The ELITE program is a two-day overnight, off-campus retreat, scheduled prior to orientation for the Fall 2015. In this form, students will have the opportunity to choose a preference of one of two different ELITE retreats. Please understand that preferences are honored based on rank in selection process and cannot be guaranteed. Additionally, if accepted to participate in the retreat, the participant contract and a non-refundable payment of $150 will be due no later than Monday, June 15. Cash and personal checks are accepted and can be made out to The University of Tampa.

ELITE Classic - Our traditional retreat focuses on introducing students to the Social Change Model of Leadership Development. Participants are introduced to the seven values of the model through highly interactive group activities, discussion, and personal reflection. The retreat is held at the DaySpring Conference Center in Ellenton, FL.

ELITE Outdoors – This retreat introduces participants to various roles, skills, and behaviors apparent in team leadership. Roughing it and intentionally designed outdoor simulations provide the backdrop for learning, discussion, and personal reflection. The retreat is held at Cedarkirk in Lithia, FL.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL SECTIONS OF THIS APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO BE ACCEPTED. If sections are left blank then the application will not be considered.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact

This form closed on May 5, 2015 12:00 AM